Position Description: The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse population of students, faculty and staff. UCLA recognizes that the academic success of undergraduate and graduate students depends in great measure on the quality of the educational environment and the campus community.
The university takes its responsibility to meet its obligations to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 to support an equitable learning environment.
The Center for Accessible Education (CAE) facilitates academic accommodations designed to promote equal educational access for UCLA students with qualifying disabilities and provides services and programs for the population of approximately 40,000 UCLA undergraduate and graduate students. The CAE also supports the mission of Student Affairs to contribute to the teaching, research and public services purposes of the University. The CAE is a central student service unit within Student Affairs and is the sole UCLA department authorized to determine student eligibility for disability accommodations and services.
In its broadest terms, the CAE is responsible for the administration of UCLA's commitment to ensuring equal access and participation for students with qualifying disabilities. In carrying out this broad charge, the CAE, in its role as a service provider, values, respects, and encourages the independence of the students that it serves. At the heart of its mission and charge, the CAE works to ensure that students with disabilities are supported and integrated into the academic and co-curricular activities at UCLA.
The Director of CAE has primary responsibility for ensuring that UCLA meets all legally mandated requirements in its provision of comprehensive academic support services for students with disabilities. Establishes the CAE's strategic plan, provides leadership to its staff, and manages its resources.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.